• Playón watershed

  • Bobonaza sacred shore

    Bobonaza sacred shore

  • Mojanda peak

    Mojanda sacred peak

  • El Angel páramo and interandean valley

    Páramo and hidden valley

  • El Yunke

    El Yunke sacred cove

Indigenous Revival, Biocultural Heritage and Sacred Sites Conservation

  • Sarmiento, F.O. (In Preparation). Ruins Reified: Andean Sacred Mountains revisited. Eco-Mont: The Journal of Mountain Protected Areas Research. Innsbruck. Austria.
  • Sarmiento, F.O. & S. Hitchner (Editors). 2017. Indigeneity and the Sacred: Indigenous Revival and the Conservation of Sacred Natural Sites in the Americas. Series Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology. Berghahn Books, New York.
  • Sarmiento, F.O. 2015. On the Antlers of a Trilemma: Rediscovering Andean Sacred Sites. Chapter 5. In: Rozzi, R., S.T.A. Pickett, J. B. Callicot, F. S. T. Chapin III, M.E. Power and J.J. Armesto (editors). Earth Stewardship: Linking Ecology and Ethics in Theory and Practice. New York: Springer.
  • Sarmiento, F.O. 2013. Ruinas Reificadas: El revivir indígena, los paisajes culturales y la conservación de sitios sagrados. Revista Parques (1): 1-14.
  • Sarmiento, F.O. 2013. Paisaje Cultural Patrimonial del Ecuador: Una Categoría de Manejo Territorial. pp. 31-43. In: Ministerio de Cultura y Patrimonio (Editor). Paisajes Culturales: Reflexiones Conceptuales y Metodológicas. Memorias del I Encuentro de Expertos. Cuenca, Ecuador.
  • Carter, L.A. & F.O. Sarmiento, 2011. Cotacacheños and Otavaleños: Local Perceptions of Sacred Sites for Farmscape Conservation in Highland Ecuador. Journal of Human Ecology 35(1): 61-70.
  • Sarmiento, F.O., C. Cotacachi & L.E. Carter, 2008. Sacred Imbakucha: Intangibles in the conservation of cultural landscapes in Ecuador. J. M. Mallarach (Ed). Sacred and Spiritual Values of Protected Landscapes. Volume II. Values of Protected Landscapes Series. IUCN-GTZ.
  • Sarmiento, F.O., G. Rodríguez & A. Argumedo., 2005. Cultural landscapes of the Andes: Indigenous and colono culture, traditional knowledge and ethno-ecological heritage. Pp: 143-156. In: Brown, J., N. Mitchel & M. Beresford (editors). The Protected Landscape Approach: Linking Nature, Culture and Community. World Conservation Union IUCN: Gland and Cambridge: 262pp.
  • Sarmiento, F.O. , 2003. Protected landscapes in the Andean context: worshiping the sacred in nature and culture. Pp.: 239-249. In: Harmon, D. & . A. Putney (editors). The full value of Parks. Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. Lanham, MA.: 347 pp.
  • Sarmiento, F.O., 2001. Worshiping the sacred in nature and culture in protected landscapes of the Andes. Pp. 63-67. In: UNESCO thematic expert meeting on Asia-Pacific Sacred Mountains. World Cultural Center, Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan, Wakayama Prefecture Government. Wakayama City: 310pp.
  • Sarmiento, F.O., G. Rodríguez, M. Torres, A. Argumedo, M. Muñoz & J. Rodríguez., 2000. Andean stewardship: Tradition linking nature and culture in protected landscapes of the Andes. The George Wright Forum, 17(1):55-69.
  • Sarmiento, F. & T. Wachs., 2000. Special Issue on cultural landscapes. Mountain Research and Development, 20(3).